Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Yesterday Roxane Gay tweeted out a link to the full text of the keynote address she recently delivered at Winter Institute about diversity – or, rather, how conversations about diversity have instead become conversations about absolution and will be meaningless without active learning and work, which requires us to be “uncomfortable”.  Read Full Intro

Smutty Tingles

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 1, 2017 22:22:56 February 1, 2017 22:22:56

Are Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers engaged? (Dlisted) 

Kate and Rooney Mara hug after dinner (Just Jared) 

The privilege of being Tom Brady (Cele|bitchy) 

Pop Quiz: Rihanna’s oufit here…what does it remind you of? Answer: Whitney in The Bodyguard, OBVIOUSLY! (TooFab) 

Elizabeth Hurley in a bikini (The Superficial) 

The Obamas are on holiday with Richard Branson (TMZ) 

I didn’t hate Amanda Peet’s black dress at the SAGs (Go Fug Yourself) 

I want to go! (Jezebel)  

Tom Cruise, the comedy remix (Pajiba) 

Taylor didn’t know

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 1, 2017 21:08:49 February 1, 2017 21:08:49

Taylor Swift thought today would be a good day to start hyping you up for her upcoming pre-Super Bowl appearance. She’s been pretty low key on social media lately. And this afternoon she posted a video of her and Gigi Hadid Full Story

How the Savage spends his money

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 1, 2017 20:07:22 February 1, 2017 20:07:22
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Jun Sato/ Getty Images

Look. I know this is not the story. There is only one story that matters today. But let me get some other sh-t out the way before we begin the celebrations. And by sh-t I mean Johnny Depp. Because Johnny Depp should never cover Beyoncé. Full Story

Anonymous Oscar Voter showing their ass again

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 1, 2017 17:46:48 February 1, 2017 17:46:48

It’s become an annual tradition during award season, for Academy members to give anonymous opinions that almost invariably end up showing their ass and this year is no different. This time it’s Anonymous Oscar Voter talking to Michael Musto of The Daily Beast, and it starts out well enough. Full Story

Courtney Love as Kitty Menendez

Maria Posted by Maria at February 1, 2017 15:22:29 February 1, 2017 15:22:29
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Stefanie Keenan/ Getty Images

As audiences have had their fill of OJ and JonBenet, the next logical step in 90s murder nostalgia is the story of Erik and Lyle Menendez, with Lifetime announcing a new project featuring Courtney Love Full Story

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Dear Gossips,

On this week’s episode of our Show Your Work podcast, Duana and I spent some time talking about Taylor Swift and the criticism she received after the Women’s March, specifically whether or not Taylor Swift can continue to be apolitical in these times, especially when her brand since 1989 has been about female empowerment.  Read Full Intro